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About BSR

British Society for Rheumatology

We are the leading UK specialist medical society for rheumatology and musculoskeletal care professionals. We support our members to deliver the best care at all stages of the care pathway, to improve the lives of children and adults with rheumatic and musculoskeletal disease.

We educate

By providing educational and knowledge sharing opportunities to support delivery of the best outcomes through:

  • disseminating advances in rheumatology
  • professional development opportunities
  • increasing knowledge and driving integration of clinical care, data and research

We influence

By impacting health policy and empowering our members through:

  • creating national guidelines and standards that underpin the care they give to patients
  • steering health policy and commissioning to drive excellent health and social care
  • empowering members with evidence of the impact and value of rheumatology care

We future-proof

In order to grow and thrive as a sustainable organisation through:

  • communicating our work and achievements to enhance our reputation as a leading professional society
  • collaborating with partners to achieve joint goals across the wider healthcare landscape
  • managing the society's assets to ensure we remain a viable and sustainable charity for the benefit of members